Ghana: NDC officially declares intention to contest 2020 elections in court

The major opposition party in Ghana now, National Democratic Congress (NDC) has officially declared its intention to go to court to challenge the declaration of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the President-elect by the Electoral Commission (EC) after the December 7, 2020 presidential election.

President Mahama (left) with Mr. Nketia in file photo

A statement issued Tuesday [December 29, 2020] and signed by the General Secretary of the NDC, Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, stated that the party arrived at the decision following a National Executive Committee meeting today in Ghana.

“The NEC declared that the NDC will contest the results of the rigged election in the Supreme Court and other appropriate fora,” it stated.

In addition the party will continue all legitimate actions including protections to press home its demands for the government of President Akufo-Addo to enforce the rule of law,”

more to follow…

Credit: Graphic.com.gh

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